Andrea Evans, Soap Opera Star, Dead at 66


Evans is best known for her roles in 'One Life to Live', 'The Young and the Restless' and 'The Bold and the Beautiful'.

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TV actress Andrea Evans has passed away. She was 66 years old.

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The soap opera star died after a battle with cancer, according to a statement shared by casting director Dawn Carroll.

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Born in Aurora, Illinois, on June 18, 1957, Evans was cast as an extra in Brian De Palma's 1978 horror classic The Fury before becoming a household name.

Following her breakout role of troubled teenager Tina Lord on ABC's One Life to Live — for which she earned a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Ingenue in a Drama Series —

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She appeared in some of the most popular TV serials in the 1970s and 80s,

After joining the cast of OLTL, she played Patty Weaver on CBS's The Young and the Restless.

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Also starring as Tony Moore on The Bold and the Beautiful, Rebecca Hotchkiss on NBC's Passion, and Patty Walker on Amazon Prime's The Bay.

In addition to her extensive experience of 30 years in entertaining serial audiences, Evans also appeared in the 2014 TV series Davinity,

For which she won the Indie Series Award for Best Guest Actress in a Drama,

Several other films followed, including the 1994 action-comedy flick A Low Down Dirty Shame and the 2016 TV movie I Know Where Lizzie Is.